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William Ellery Channing (1780 – 1842)

William Ellery Channing (1780 – 1842) was the foremost Unitarian preacher in the United States in the early nineteenth century and one of Unitarianism’s leading theologians. He was a grandson of William Ellery, a signer of the United States Declaration of Independence. Channing was known for his articulate and impassioned sermons and public speeches, and as a prominent thinker in the liberal theology of the day. His religion and thought were among the chief influences on the New England Transcendentalists, though he never officially subscribed to its views.

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